Dragon Unit / Castle of Dragon

A 29-year-old Arcade Video Game by Athena

Dragon Unit / Castle of Dragon screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): drgnunit


Dragon Unit / Castle of Dragon © 1989 Athena Company, Limited.

A beat'em up game.


Main CPU: Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound Chips: X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

Screen Orientation: Horizontal
Video Resolution: 380 x 240 Pixels
Screen Refresh: 60.00 Hz
Palette Colors: 512

Players: 2
Control: 8-Way Joystick
Buttons: 3
= > Attack, Jump, Crouch


Dragon Unit / Castle of Dragon was released in June 1989. You can changes the title from Japanese (Dragon Unit) to English (Castle of Dragon) (selectable by a dipswitch).

Licensed to Taito for Japan distribution.

The game was also licensed to Romstar for the manufacture and distribution of a Conversion Kit in the USA, as "Castle of Dragon [Conversion Kit]".


Producer: Sakae Nakamura
Game Director: Crazy Tom
Game Designer: Minoru Esaki
Composer: Shotaro Sasaki
Manupilater: Kouichi Ishibashi
Map Designer: Yoshie Ishiyama
Extra Debugers: Undead Tama (Undead Tamai), Zensack Yamamura
Programmer: Tom_boy
Animator: Super Esaki
Sound Mixer: Enjoy Sasaki
Hardware Service: Drunkard Nonaka
Special Thanks: Mr. Abe, Mr. Shinohara, Mr. Akiba, Mr. Suzuki, Mr. Fjimoto, Mr. Miyaboo, Stadio Irikaya, T. Yoshikawa, M. Esaki, S. Sasaki


Nintendo Famicom (1989)

Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.